MEET THE KALEVALA DESIGNER AT THE KALEVALA EXPERIENCE SHOP IN HELSINKI
Duration: 1 hour
The Kalevala Experience shop is located in the heart of the historical Old Helsinki by Senate square in its oldest building, built in 1763. The shop is the only Kalevala shop in Finland exhibiting designs and fashion stories inspired by the Finnish national epic and Finnish nature and lifestyle.
Mai Niemi, the designer and shop owner, describes herself: “.....I pay tribute to Kalevala wisdom and Finland's prehistoric past as one of the most original Finnish fashion designers. My recognizable etno-futuristic style and Scandinavian mythology combines the magic touch of fairy tales and legends with modern minimalism, brightness and novelty."
The programme includes:
• Welcome drink on arrival.
• Mai Niemi telling a Kalevala fashion story. Designer opens the magical and timeless Kalevala world and how she herself became a Kalevala fashion artist.
• Shop introduction and optional, shopping option with 15% group discount on shop products.
• Farewell gifting personal Kalevala connectedness.
Mai Niemi Finnish Fairytale